Menu Planning Made Easy

Want to eat healthier and save money? Are you tired of spending hours in the kitchen every day? If so, start planning your meals! Menu planning is the best way to clean up your diet and reduce waste. On top of that, you’ll spend less money on food and have more time for yourself. There […]

The Surprising Benefits of Menu Planning

Looking for the best ways to improve your health? Want to lose weight and stay fit effortlessly? Then you should consider planning your meals in advance. This way, you can make sure your family is getting nutritious meals on a daily basis. Not to mention that menu planning is a wonderful way to save time […]

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ePantry is my favorite all-natural subscription service. ePantry is known for carrying all-natural cleaning & personal care products. They offer some of the best green and healthy products around! A few months ago I started ordering cleaning and personal care products from I love how much easier it has made my life! A few […]

Strawberry-Lime Gummies Recipe

Homemade gummies are a delicious treat. They are easy to make and taste great. Plus, these particular gummies have the benefits of beef gelatin, which is gut healing and nourishing to the body in many ways (see more of the health benefits of gelatin here.) I know that gummies made with beef gelatin sounds pretty […]

7 Ways to Eat More Veggies (Plus Veggie Challenge Update!)

I am thrilled to see so many of you joining me for the Vegetable Eating Challenge! It’s much more fun to do this with friends! I find eating veggies one of the hardest habits to stick with. I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s because of the multiple steps involved in preparing them or perhaps it’s […]

Teaching Kids to Cook on Their Own (& Easy Nut Butter Cookies)

When I left home at 18 years of age, I could bake shortbread cookies and make scrambled eggs (in the microwave!). And nothing else. It was a sad state to be in. Thankfully, I’ve learned a few things since then and have even managed to teach my own children to cook. I didn’t really know […]

Menu Plan: A Week of Crock-Pot Meals

This week is going to be busy, so I’m using my crock-pot for dinner every day! At least, that’s the plan. I have high hopes for this strategy. Here’s hoping I remember to turn on the crock-pot on! (I’ve been known to forget.) Monday Tinga (already cooked, just warming in the crock-pot) Tuesday Family-favorite Potato […]

Sanity Saving Tip: Don’t make dinner at dinner time!

As a newly wed, I tried to make dinner around 5pm every night. It just seemed like the thing to do. Then we had kids. If you have children, you are probably aware of the evening crazy hour; that time of night when kids (and parents) are likely to lose it. Preparing dinner during that […]

Hamburgers Kids Can Make

The past year I have been blessed with a daughter who has taken off in the kitchen. It is such a help and quite honestly, I’m still amazed at the things she can do! Last night she made burgers. The burger patties are baked in the oven, so there is no need to worry about […]

Menu Plan – July 22 – 28, 2012

Today I am spending a little time in the kitchen cooking ahead. I’m hoping to get a jump start on the week in order to make meal times less hectic! Plus, I have more free time when lunch and dinner only take a few minutes to put together. That’s always nice. Below I’ve listed our […]